Books & Media

Fiction bookshelf

No matter how you like to read, we've got you covered!  Print books, large print, audioboks, or e-books -- you'll find them all here.  We also have a great selection of music and movies available.

Looking for your next great book?
-Visit our "Find your next book" page for a list of resources to help you find what you're looking for.
-Visit our Altoona Reads blog, with book recommendations from staff, book news, and other reading-related tidbits!  
-If you find a book you're interested in in the MORE catalog, click on the title to open the record, and scroll down to see recommendations for similar titles.  These recommendations come from Novelist, an amazing resource for book lovers.  You have access to the full Novelist site with your library card, from the MORE research page (scroll down to the Literature category). 

Want to download your next book without leaving your home or while on vacation? 
You can!  Visit our Downloads and Digital Collections page to learn more about downloading e-books, e-audiobooks and streaming music from the library. 

Looking to try out an e-reader?
We have several Kindles and a Nook Color available for you to check out and take home.  We also have two iPads available to check out for use in the library. 

Have a suggestion for purchase?
We love to know about what you want to read.  Visit the Suggestions page on the MORE catalog to make a suggestion for purchase.